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    Re: Kilburn Gun Camera

    i have seen the ads before - not the actual camers

    I did get the chance to handle one of these - but it was priced out of my toy range
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  2. Re: a question for the folks with Century studio cameras

    thanks for confirming - i figured that out when I was fixing an issue with the 5x7 reducing back

    PS - just found this -it shows one on an Ansco studio camera at about the 2:38 minute mark
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  3. Re: a question for the folks with Century studio cameras

    that is very interesting - never even heard of that one
  4. Re: a question for the folks with Century studio cameras

    thanks - perfect - much better picture than the ebay one - so the curved piece is for a finger and there is a pin to mate in the slot- very easy to copy
  5. Thread: Heliar for 8x10

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    Re: Heliar for 8x10

    the Century 9a studio camera I just picked up has an early 420 Heliar, with the 8x10 back I can get full body images with head and foot room on the ground glass at 11 feet.

    I have looked for one...
  6. Re: a question for the folks with Century studio cameras

    here is a picture of the sliding back on my 9A - you can see the square rabbit for the insert - and the small brass swivel latch top and bottom

    214345

    I found these on eBay 214346 214347
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  7. Re: a question for the folks with Century studio cameras

    i will get a picture tomorrow -

    but I did find this close up of the brass catch on an eBay listing for a 9A -

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    214312

    so now I know what that should look like - as I expected mine...
  8. a question for the folks with Century studio cameras

    I just picked up a 9A and stand this weekend - overall - its in great shape with a really nice lens

    It came with the sliding (split?) back and an 8x10 and a 5x7 reducing back -

    and I have a...
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    Re: Darkroom Light Sealing and Ventilation

    for my door - i went to the fabric store and got a piece of blackout cloth - its made to line drapes to darken rooms - for folks like shift workers that need to sleep during the day

    I put vecro...
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    Re: "vintage" safe light

    what ever someone is willing to pay

    i got that one for about 35
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    8x10 film holderfor studio 9A camera

    is there specific style of film holder that works in the old studio cameras?

    I use the made by Graflex for Kodak wood frame metal top two sided type for my 5x7 same era Kodak Empire State without...
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    Re: Shut away in an attic...

    Input my name on the list to be notified when the catalog is out

    i really do not expect any up dates until then- but i will post when I hear anything
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    Re: Shut away in an attic...

    well, just an update if anyone cares

    the antique shop connected to the auction house finally reopened - they took the COVID time off to remodel and just opened on a limited basis

    I got to...
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    Re: "vintage" safe light

    found the description in a 1920 catalog

    https://mgroleau.com/galerie.php?pic=kodak1920-63.jpg&dir=catalogues_kodak/1920&de=catalogues_kodak/index.html&titre=Kodak%201920&im=1

    I figured that...
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    "vintage" safe light

    we stopped in an antique shop today, one where I often see cameras (i got a 5x7 Kodak Empire State 2 there a couple weeks ago)

    among the finds today was a very vintage oil/kerosene Kodak safe...
  16. Thread: T-Max and D76

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    Re: T-Max and D76

    I was a bartender way back in college -

    that was likely more dangerous mixing:D:D:D
  17. Thread: T-Max and D76

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    Re: T-Max and D76

    I have been thinking about that, the recipes are out there
  18. Thread: T-Max and D76

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    Re: T-Max and D76

    thanks all

    I have used the 1:1 for Ilford and other films - I figured it was not an issue for the t-Max sheets as well

    I've used it on roll film for decades - so its what I have around - well...
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    Re: Reveni spot meter

    get rich
  20. Re: Kodak Master View 8x10 / 5x7 film plane and GG question

    just a thought

    are the springs holding the GG firm/strong?

    if they are a little lose or weak then the holder - being thicker - would be held tighter than the GG with no tension
  21. Thread: T-Max and D76

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    T-Max and D76

    I just found this interesting -

    I use D76 for many films - at 1:1 - as a one shot use

    I shot some 4x5 T-Max for the first time yesterday - as well as some Ilford FP4 + -

    I developed the...
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    Re: How many film holders?

    I have 14 4x5
    and a dozen 5x7

    I keep 4 to 6 filled with my favorite B&W
    then a couple with a faster B&W film and a couple each with a different color films

    I can leave some in the truck and...
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    Re: online metal print services

    I have used Adorma's Printique service a couple times for metal prints

    the results are very nice and seem durable
  24. Re: Light tripod and head for lightweight 4x5 and short lenses

    i have Sirui A-1205 that weighs 2.2 pounds - its very compact - folds to 14" and extends to 55" and it is rated to hold 22 lbs

    I have not put the 4x5 or 5x7 on it - but I have traveled with it...
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    Re: Portraits from 2021

    really nice shot

    great job with the lighting
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    Re: old - very old film

    thanks - I'll read through them
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    old - very old film

    I just bought 3 1920's boxes of Kodak sheet film - hand dated as opened in Oct 1928-

    most of the film is still in there, in layers of wrapping - of course no way to know if it has been opened...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    I really like that one
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    Re: George Eastman Museum

    great place -

    one of the things that always get me when wandering the estate is that when the house was done - he wanted a main room rectangular instead of square

    so - it was cut in half, the...
  30. Re: Getting the correct temperature while developing at home?

    I do not remember where I got this idea - but it works great

    I go a cheap sous vide cooker off ebay, and a big aluminum cook pot at the dollar store - put a cut out in the side of the pot to...
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    Re: vintage Gundlach LF lens questions

    thanks I did see that - but its the Rapid Rectigraphic lens - not the symmetrical

    but I would guess the concept is the same






    Thanks Jim - so- it can be used with or without the rear...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    great dog portrait
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    Re: vintage Gundlach LF lens questions

    more front and the rear element
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    vintage Gundlach LF lens questions

    I acquired this lens on a really nice 5x7 Kodak Empire State camera last weekend.

    It is a marked as an Inst. Symmetrical mounted in a Gundlach/Korona shutter, I assume itís a Gundlach lens.

    The...
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    Kodak Empire State 5x7

    I just picked this one up this weekend - the 5x7 sized Kodak Empire State camera-

    Overall, it seems to be in very good condition - the wood and joints are all solid - the bellows must have been...
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    Re: Shut away in an attic...

    The article does say the Susan B Anthony portrait is from a glass plate, now broken and that there are other glass plates in the collection

    my wife suggested we stop by the auction house and see...
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    Re: Shut away in an attic...

    Very interesting

    And I have not seen anything in the local new station we watch about that

    Thanks for posting this
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    Re: November Portraits

    Tobias

    very nice portrait--great pose, subject and light
    and as crisp as it could be
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    Re: instant film for 4x5?

    Famous Format had a sale last month - according to my email conversations with Sam Hiser the goal was to increase sales so that they could order material in larger quantities and increase production...
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